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Old 10-28-07, 12:02 AM   #6
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Default Re: Ubuntu Gutsy amd64 with 8500GT = black screen

The vesa driver doesn't probe for an EDID, or anything else. It just fires off a generic mode, and hopes for the best. In other words, just because vesa works doesn't mean that you don't have faulty hardware.
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